Lamborghini Considers Adding 2+2 Coupe To Growing Range

March 10, 2017

not content to settle for an expected doubling of sales volumes over the next two years with the arrival of the urus suv italian supercar maker, lamborghini, is also considering a more practical 2+2 coupe to join the range – the first since the end of urraco production in 1979. that’s according to lamborghini ceo stefano domenicali, who spoke to tmr at the geneva motor show for the unveiling of…

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Lamborghini Supersports Cars To Remain Exclusive Despite Urus Introduction

March 10, 2017

lamborghini ceo, stefano domenicali, has confirmed that the brand’s urus suv will arrive before the end of 2017, and is set to double the exotic sports car brand’s sales volumes within the next two years. that comes on top of a record 2016, where the italian brand delivered 3457 new cars to customers. in spite of this mr domenicali told australian media at the geneva motor show that the brand…

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2017 Kia Picanto To Retain Single-Specification In Australia.

March 10, 2017

at its launch in 2016 the kia picanto arrived with a single specification and single price, with kia using the model – already approaching its runout phase overseas – as a way of introducing the nameplate to australian consumers before the all-new 2017 model. with the second-generation picanto having made its international debut at the geneva motor show this week, kia australia has revealed that it will once again continue to…

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Kia Stinger: BMW 3 Series Benchmarked But Bypassed In Favour Of Classic Maserati Style

March 10, 2017

the designer of the kia stinger has revealed that the bmw 3 series was benchmarked for its dynamic development, but ultimately kia’s engineers decided to move the landmark new model in a different direction. speaking with australian media at the 2017 geneva motor show, the stinger’s designer gregory guillaume told australian media that the project started as a ‘what if?’ proposition from kia management, asking how a rear wheel drive vehicle…

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2017 Volkswagen Amarok V6 TDI550 Ultimate Review | Big Grunt With A Softer Side

March 10, 2017

dual-cab utes are nothing new in australia. but over the last few years the segment has grown in popularity to challenge traditionally strong passenger car sales. and now with the ford falcon ute bowing out in 2016 and the holden commodore set to follow this year a new niche has opened itself up. instead of being gritty, work focussed or uncouth, the volkswagen amarok is the kind of dual-cab ute that melds workplace functionality…

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ACCC Takes Audi To Court Over Emissions Scandal

March 10, 2017

audi australia has cried foul over impending legal action pursued by the australian competition and consumer commission, saying the government body’s court case will not benefit consumers. taking the same position as its case against volkswagen that started in 2016, the accc alleges audi australia, its audi ag parent company and the international volkswagen ag body “engaged in misleading or deceptive conduct… in relation to certain diesel vehicle emission claims”….

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Mini Clubman Joins The Force In Newtown

March 10, 2017

perhaps reflecting the changing nature of the sydney suburb of newton, on the fringe of the cbd and once decidedly blue-collar but these days very cosmopolitan and trendy, a mini clubman has joined the fleet at the local police station. adorned in the nsw police colour scheme, the mini clubman is an ideal vehicle to navigate newtown’s often narrow streets. fans of the two hit movies the italian job may be…

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Audi Announces Seatbelt And Airbag Recalls For A4, A6, A7, and A8 Models

March 10, 2017

audi australia has announced a recall for some 2017 a4, a6, a7 and a8 models to rectify a potential fault in the airbags and seatbelt tensioners. deployed in an accident, the airbags and belt tensioners are activated by a small pyrotechnic mechanism and in the vehicles subject to the recall, an incorrect mix ratio of the igniting agent may cause them not to trigger. audi is contacting owners of the…

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Honda Clarity Electric, Plug-In Will Debut at New York Auto Show

March 9, 2017

Honda will debut two new Clarity vehicles at the New York auto show next month. One is a plug-in hybrid model that is expected to be the volume leader in the Clarity series. It boasts an electric driving range in excess of 40 miles and will be available in all 50 states. The second vehicle is a fully electric model, expected to offer just 80 miles of range, as Automotive…

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